Brasília-vehicle exports totaled 34,591 units in August, up 21.9 percent compared with July. Compared to the same month of 2014, the growth was 9.2%. Year to date, the elevation reaches 10.5%. In values, exports registered an increase of 12.3% compared with July.
In comparison with August of last year, there was a fall of 15.7% and YTD, 10.7% drop. The data are part of the balance of the automotive sector for the month of August (4) released today by the National Association of Automotive vehicle manufacturers (Anfavea).
According to the Anfavea, production of cars, light commercials, trucks and buses fell 18.2% in August compared with the same month last year. In August 2015, 216,465 units were produced, compared with 264,626 in August 2014. Compared to the month of July, there was a fall of 3.5%. Year to date, the production reached 1,730,708 units .16 .9 percent less than that produced in the same period last year (2,083,393 units).
“This drop of production in part due to the inventory adjustment that will still continue in September and October. The stock went from 345 thousand units in July to 357 thousand in August. We stock for 52 days of sales “, said the President of Anfavea, Luiz Moan.
Industry sales fell 8.9%. 207,250 units were sold compared to 227,617 units in July. In comparison with August of last year, there was a fall of 23.9%. That month, 272,492 vehicles were sold. Year to date, sales reached 1,753,816 units, 21.4% less as compared to the same period in 2014.
“This month of August we had two working days less than July sales. On a daily average, stayed stable with respect to July, which does not mean that we are satisfied and let us breathe. In fact, we’re still in a very difficult market, especially in the area of trucks, “said Moan.
According to Anfavea, the sale of trucks fell 10.5% in August (5,814 units) in July relation (6,497 units). In comparison with August 2014, when the units were 10,807 licensed fell to 46.2%. Year to date, the decline is 43.5%.
According to Moan, employment registered new fall ( -1%) in August. “By September we should have programming, between lay-off and holidays, 27,400 employees out of automakers. This number without accounting for possible accession to the EPP [employment protection plan]. This effort, more PPE, demonstrate strong concern with the pursuit of maintaining jobs and to minimize the effects of a possible unemployment “.